Business Manager

South San Francisco
California, United States of America


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The Position

Job Profile – Business Manager Data Harmonization

Who We Are

At Roche, 80,000 people across 150 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity. The headquarters in Basel is one of Roche’s largest sites, over 8,000 people from approximately 80 countries work at Roche Basel. Favored by its geographic location in the heart of Europe, the Basel area is one of the most dynamic economic regions in Switzerland — a great place to live and work.

 

The Position

Roche has been taking a strategic effort across functions and sites to improve data quality and to make data FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable). We are a team of scientists, knowledge engineers, data curators and informaticians driving the development of standards and their roll-out in the Research and Development organization. Roche is leading this field due to the development of a variety of capabilities and processes underpinning the implementation of the FAIR principles. We are looking for a new team member to scale-up our Data Harmonization Service by setting up a professional framework for communication and global internal business partner engagement. We need support to communicate with our key stakeholders and our client base as we intend to constantly improve and adjust our offerings to the business. Furthermore, we need to manage our user community, address their information needs and maintain a current overview of the various activities using our terminologies and metadata management platform across the Roche organization.

  • Supporting the Data Harmonization Service team on effective management of team meetings, forums and user group meetings as well as on further development of services and business deliverables.
  • Establish and maintain a communication framework for the Data Harmonization Service in collaboration with the team including landing page, newsletters, presentations, wikis, collaborative workspaces and online trainings.
  • Support the team’s engagement with stakeholders and internal business partners (both technical teams responsible for implementation and consumers of the terminologies).
  • Increase the range and coverage of the Data Harmonization Service in the organization by professional management of our internal business partner relationships and systematic identification of new opportunities.
  • Help the Data Harmonization Service team to timely respond to service requests.
  • Support the team to successfully participate in pre-competitive collaborations.

We are looking for a candidate motivated in joining a multi-cultural team working on innovative approaches in a science-driven industry. Advanced degree in life sciences or equivalent work experience with significant experience in research and drug development (MSc or PhD) and a good understanding in at least one of the following domains: biology, medicine or chemistry. Additionally, you bring:

  • Excellent planning skills, used to work in a global environment. Demonstrated ability to work in dynamic and ambiguous environments.
  • Strong demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, countries, and cultures. Ability to identify and resolve critical issues and to assess the impact of decisions.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions taking multiple perspectives into account. Curiosity and continuous learning to effectively collaborate in and across multiple organizations, and with stakeholders from different areas of the business.
  • Conceptual understanding of databases, concepts, standards, and processes. Capability to promote innovative approaches for strategic data management based on FAIR data and service in the business and IT.
  • Familiarity with collaborative platforms or wikis such as Confluence, gSite or Sharepoint.
  • You are a structured thinker with excellent organizational skills.
  • You are goal oriented, a pro-active knowledge sharer and team player, and you are able to work independently on assigned tasks.
  • Fluency in English

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Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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